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Russia reports drone attacks in Bryansk region

Russia reports drone attacks in Bryansk region Russia reports drone attacks in Bryansk region (photo: Getty Images)

In the Bryansk region of the Russian Federation, explosions were heard due to the work of air defense forces and means during the night of April 28. The reason was an attack by drones, according to the governor of the Bryansk region, Oleksandr Bogomaz.

The Russian official reported the alleged repulsion of an aerial attack and claimed that four aircraft-type drones were shot down.

These UAVs were reportedly eliminated by air defense forces over the Sevsky district of the region, according to the governor.

The responsibility for such a drone raid is traditionally attributed to Ukraine by the Russian official.

"Two aircraft-type UAVs were destroyed over the Sevsky district by the air defense forces of the Russian Ministry of Defense... Another two enemy aircraft-type UAVs were destroyed by the air defense forces of the Russian Ministry of Defense over the Sevsky district," his posts at 00:14 and 00:36 local time respectively stated.

The governor of the Bryansk region also assures that there were no casualties or damage as a result of the incident.

Drone attacks in Russia

Recently, there has been an increase in various explosions, fires, and reports of drone attacks in different regions of Russia.

This situation is observed in various regions of the aggressor country, but most frequently in border areas with Ukraine, particularly in the Bryansk region. However, it is also reported in other regions.

For example, on the night of April 24, Russia reported a drone attack on facilities in the Smolensk and Lipetsk regions. Russian officials claimed fires at fuel and energy facilities. The Russian Ministry of Defense assured that it had repelled the attack and allegedly shot down eight drones in the Kursk, Belgorod, Voronezh, and Smolensk regions.

Meanwhile, sources told RBC-Ukraine that Ukrainian Security Service (SSU) drones attacked two oil depots in the Smolensk region of Russia that night, April 24. These bases stored 26,000 cubic meters of Russian fuel.

Last night, April 27, there were reports of an attack on a military airfield in Russia in the Kuban region, which may have damaged aircraft. According to RBC-Ukraine sources, Ukrainian defenders attacked a military airfield and two oil refineries in the Krasnodar region of Russia. Russian media also reported that the Sloviansk oil refinery, which was attacked by drones on April 27, was forced to shut down.